Schnatter says he shouldn't have resigned as Papa John's chairman
Schnatter says he shouldn't have resigned as Papa John's chairman

The Papa John's founder says in a letter obtained by WDRB that he gave into pressure without a fair investigation of the facts surrounding his use of racial language.

Former Ramsey aide Kathleen Smith claims U of L, foundation owe her more than $300,000
Former Ramsey aide Kathleen Smith claims U of L, foundation owe her more than $300,000

The former presidential chief of staff at U of L and assistant secretary of the U of L Foundation filed a counterclaim saying she is owed back pay.

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UPS contract falls short on wages, Louisville union official says
UPS contract falls short on wages, Louisville union official says

James DeWeese, a business agent with Teamsters Local 89, said the local union has "a lot of concerns" about the tentative agreement, which would run through 2023.

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University of Louisville to evaluate Schnatter naming deals, president says
University of Louisville to evaluate Schnatter naming deals, president says

The review comes a day after Schnatter quit his position on the university’s governing board and gave up the chairmanship of the company he founded after confirming a report that he had used the N-word.

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Swift fallout for 'Papa' John Schnatter after admitting use of racial slur
Swift fallout for 'Papa' John Schnatter after admitting use of racial slur

Schnatter's apology and resignation were prompted by a Forbes story that said Schnatter used the N-word during the call with company's outside marketing agency.

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Walmart to close three under-performing Louisville stores
Walmart to close three under-performing Louisville stores

The Supercenter at 1915 S. Hurstbourne Parkway and the smaller Neighborhood Market grocery stores at 3101 Poplar Level Road and 201 Blankenbaker Parkway will close Aug. 10.

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American Greetings to start final job cuts at Bardstown plant in September
American Greetings to start final job cuts at Bardstown plant in September

Cleveland-based American Greetings said March 6 it would close plant by the end of February, citing the company’s “future production needs.”

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Seven-story apartment building planned east of downtown in Phoenix Hill
Seven-story apartment building planned east of downtown in Phoenix Hill

LDG Development plans the project at South Clay and East Gray streets.

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KentuckyOne, NY firm hope to reach Jewish Hospital deal 'later this summer'
KentuckyOne, NY firm hope to reach Jewish Hospital deal 'later this summer'

The two parties have yet to reach deal, but they say they're still talking.

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Humana, private equity firms complete takeover of Kindred Healthcare
Humana, private equity firms complete takeover of Kindred Healthcare

Louisville-based Kindred Healthcare is no longer a publicly traded company.

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U of L Foundation gets rid of Ramsey-era holding company that borrowed millions from school's endowment
U of L Foundation gets rid of Ramsey-era holding company that borrowed millions from school's endowment

The foundation created University Holdings a decade ago under former U of L President James Ramsey. It borrowed at least $55 million from the school’s endowment and paid extra salaries and car allowances to a handful of administrators.

June 28th, 4:31 pm by Chris Otts
Ford: Tornado didn't pose danger to Kentucky Truck Plant
Ford: Tornado didn't pose danger to Kentucky Truck Plant

Ford Motor Co. defended its decision to keep operating its Kentucky Truck Plant as normal on Tuesday afternoon even as an EF-1 tornado touched down just north of the plant in eastern Jefferson County.

June 27th, 2:53 pm by Chris Otts
Supreme Court ruling on public unions has 'minimal' impact on Kentucky, Indiana
Supreme Court ruling on public unions has 'minimal' impact on Kentucky, Indiana

Both states already have right to work laws. But in Kentucky, the SCOTUS decision may allow some government workers to stop paying union fees immediately instead of waiting, according to labor lawyers.

June 27th, 1:01 pm by Chris Otts
Luckett & Farley CEO: Small bourbon distillery among options for SoBro development
Luckett & Farley CEO: Small bourbon distillery among options for SoBro development

Louisville architecture firm Luckett & Farley is considering a bourbon “microdistillery,” as well as a restaurant or bar, as development options for vacant space adjacent to the company’s headquarters on S. Third Street in the SoBro neighborhood.

June 27th, 9:55 am by Chris Otts
UPS drivers oppose creating 'hybrid' positions that would pay less
UPS drivers oppose creating 'hybrid' positions that would pay less

UPS wants to allow lower-paid package handlers to work as drivers part of the week. It's one of the issues the company is negotiating as part of new labor contract with the Teamsters union.

June 19th, 1:32 pm by Chris Otts
University of Louisville snags $5 million gift for environmental health institute
University of Louisville snags $5 million gift for environmental health institute

The $5 million gift from the family foundation of Owsley Brown II, the late chief executive of Louisville-based Brown-Forman Corp., will establish the Envirome Institute within U of L’s School of Medicine.

June 19th, 3:13 pm by Chris Otts

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